Uniondale is a small farming town in the Klein Karoo in the Western Cape Province, South Africa.
Situated on Route 62, Uniondale was formed in 1856 by the joining of two towns, Hopedale and Lyons. Travellers who visit this destination are not only attracted to the town because of its famous ghost tale but are enchanted by the diversity of the landscape, the stunning scenery and incredible flora and geological conditions of the town. Uniondale also hosts many Equestrian and Show Jumping events annually and is a playground for cyclists. The town is the starting point of the annual Karoo to Coast cycling event where close to 5000 cyclists who cycle from Uniondale to Knysna.
There are plenty of activities to entertain travellers, such as visiting art galleries, going to the theatre, trout fishing, playing golf on the unique Karoo golf course, or indulging in mountain biking along the dirt roads or the Uniondale pass where many cyclists love to cycle. The town also prides itself in being home to seven of South Africa’s national monuments, including San rock paintings believed to be nearly 3000 years old.
Accommodation in Uniondale offers overnight stays in the form of cosy bed and breakfasts, friendly and hospitable guesthouses and self-catering units to private game lodges throughout the area. Uniondale accommodation is widely available all year round and is a destination that is visited throughout the year.